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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Sep 20, 2017
Committed Completion: Nov 16, 2017
Projected Completion: Oct 17, 2017

  • Common Koa top, back & sides

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Pearl markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Leopardwood & Maple Signature Headplate

Hand-crafted in the USA by Gordon & Char Mayer and Aaron Keim. Each instrument is numbered & signed.

 

Wood Grade: Tradition
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Sep 6

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 7

glue in tail block

3

Sep 8

rout & glue-in end graft, kerf top edge, kerf bottom edge, brace back

4

Sep 9

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Sep 9

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Sep 19

clean up body, rout dovetail, drill tuner holes, glue fretboard onto neck

7

Sep 20

shape neck, dress fret ends

8

Sep 21

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Oct 9

first coat of oil

 

10

Oct 10

second coat of oil

 

11

Oct 11

third coat of oil

 

12

Oct 12

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Oct 16

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Oct 17

make saddle, (put in pickup, if any), cut nut, final fretwork, put in tuners, put on strings

 
Original Wood Set